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The Archaeology of Wordsmithing: Introducing "The Contemplative Shaman"

There are times when writing feels like an artisanal endeavor and the “wordsmith” moniker feels appropriate. But far more often, and increasingly so, I can only call it “found art.”  The work feels much less like the crafting of something new, and much more like unearthing something old that was left for us to discover and understand anew. 562 more words

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Great business writing accelerates strategic decision making

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Strategic decision making is dependent on high quality executive briefs. A need growing as VUCA define the business landscape you operate in. 1,029 more words

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Performance Art in the Ivory Tower

In Rapunzel’s remote tower of western fable, a king imprisons his daughter to keep her innocent of the world.  While she longs for society, she busies herself with solitary preoccupations.  880 more words


10 minutes

“Hey buddy, can you spare a dime?”

Would you take ten minutes of your time
stop to listen
pay attention
or would you simply shrug… 541 more words

Writing Prompts


Faceless nameless
easily lost on the breeze
for she is mute as she hoards and hides
in the reams and sheaths
of papers bound in tidewater… 109 more words

Writing Prompts

Walking, remembering, the footsteps of those that came before us

One of the cats, Leia, awoke me at the crack of dawn this morning. She didn’t know that today should be treated as a weekend day, and was up at the same time as usual, protesting about her food bowl not being filled with enough food, quickly enough. 1,297 more words


Vacation, day 1

There’s a story happening on my window sill this morning. The spider, the fruit fly and the cat who’s over the moon. With joy. To be sitting outside. 884 more words